Industries

Sep 10, 2018
How saving on daycare helped a B.C. family afford a bigger home
Anne Casselman

Tiffany Ottahal, a working mother of two children aged three and one, knows how lucky she is. Her son and daughter are in licensed child care, and she and her husband own, together with the bank, the roof over their...

Sep 10, 2018
Park George Caps Development of Surrey's Tech Hub
BCBusiness staff

BCBusiness + Concord Pacific Concord Pacific is excited not only by the fact that the two-tower Park George is the final phase of its master planned Park Place community, but also because this residential development is located in Surrey City Centre...

Sep 10, 2018
Keys to Succession: Understanding the Buyer's Journey

BCBusiness + Business Transitions Forum With more than half of Canadian companies expected to change hands in the next decade, succession preparation is an important topic for business owners. But it’s something most don’t even consider until they’re in the throes of...

Sep 10, 2018
Tracking Unclaimed Funds is Full-time Work for B.C. Unclaimed Property Society

BCBusiness + B.C. Unclaimed Property Society It’s more common than one might suspect for funds to go unclaimed in the business community, whether they be in the form of a forgotten credit union account or a million-dollar estate. In fact, the millions of...

Sep 6, 2018
$29 million to let the Great Bear Rainforest save the world
Fiona Morrow

Address: 1 Fawn Bluff Cove, Bute Inlet Price: $28,800,000 Listing:R2210154 The skinny: Four-building, 11-bedroom, 13-bathroom, 12,955-square-foot fishing lodge on 340 acres on Bute Inlet The bling: Here’s a nice luxury solution to an ever-growing problem otherwise known as the destabilization of the free world. Yes, we’d like...

Sep 5, 2018
Almost half of Metro Vancouver residents have considered relocating due to affordability: poll
By the Editors

In what shouldn’t come as a huge surprise, half of Metro Vancouver residents have considered relocating because of high costs, according to a recent survey called VoteLocal. Released just six weeks before Vancouver’s municipal election on October 20, the poll was conducted by Vancouver-based Mustel Group and Toronto’s FleishmanHillard HighRoad (a...

Sep 5, 2018
Opinion: How to protect your eyes from blue light
Dr. Harbir Sian

As the summer winds down and our focus shifts from fun in the sun to getting back to the grind, now is the perfect time to also shift our thinking about how we protect our eyes. In the warmer months...

Sep 5, 2018
Five Questions for new Arts Club head Ashlie Corcoran
Nathan Caddell

1. What’s the challenge in taking over from Bill Millerd, who was at the Arts Club for 47 years?I would say it’s not a challenge; it’s an amazing opportunity. Bill’s created this fantastic legacy. The Arts Club is an incredibly vibrant...

Sep 4, 2018
5 most popular biz books from the week of August 27 to September 2
Munro’s Books

Best-selling business titles provided by Munro’s Books, 1108 Government Street, Victoria, B.C.

Sep 4, 2018
Property Watch: New mortgage rules are making their mark on B.C. home buyers and sellers
Steve Saretsky

Housing markets are highly correlated with mortgage debt. If such debt is increasing, you can expect house prices to rise, and if it’s decreasing, look for them to fall. This trend has been well documented by Steve Keen, an economics...

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